This Week in Great Music: 12/20 – 12/26

In putting together this week’s list, I sat around wondering why nothing was happening. Then I remembered that it’s Christmas.

Oh. Never mind.

Monday, December 20
Elvis Costello, Alejandro Escovedo; Chicago Theatre. 7:30 pm, $39.50-75
Paper Arrows, Darren Garvey; Schubas. 8 pm, $6
Treaty of Paris and friends, incl. Super Happy Fun Club, State and Madison, Kevin Andrew Prchl, Jerome Holloway, and Simplesinger; Double Door. 8 pm, free

Tuesday, December 21

Wednesday, December 22

Thursday, December 23
The Heligoats, King Sparrow, Rich Salamander; Hideout. 9 pm, $8
The Giving Tree Band, The Shams Band; Cubby Bear Wrigleyville. 9 pm, $10

Friday, December 24

Saturday, December 25

Sunday, December 26
The Hush Sound, This Is Me Smiling, Debello, The Orwells; Metro. 6:30 pm, $19-21